Members of South Africa’s Shack Dwellers Movement were attacked by a mob of ruling ANC’s supporters after the councilor unfairly allotted the land meant for the community to ANC supporters
Nearly 3,000 guards embarked on an indefinite strike on January 21 to demand the payment of their wages. Their employers claim that they are unable to pay as the government department which has contracted them has not released funds
The layoffs are being overseen by Mitch Slape who was appointed as the CEO of Massmart in September 2019, reportedly at the behest of Walmart which acquired majority shares in the company in 2011
The CEO of South African Airlines, Vuyani Jarana, had recently resigned, alleging that the government was not cooperating in his plan to revive the airline. The unions also demanded the resignation of four members of the company’s board
The Shack-dwellers movement suspects intelligence agents operating for Durban mayor to be behind the office break-in.
Over a thousand gathered in Johannesburg to attend the Launch Congress of the Party which seeks to build socialism in South Africa
Peoples Dispatch spoke to Vuyolwethu Toli, National Working Committee member of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party in South Africa, on the new party’s aims and agenda for the coming national elections.
The Abahlali baseKhenana won an order, halting the activities of the anti-land invasion unit of the municipality. Following the order, an attempt by ANC members to occupy the land was foiled by another court direction
The pre-launch conference of the party, held on December 14-15, was attended by 1,100 delegates from all nine provinces of the country. The party will contest in the 2019 parliamentary elections
Tito Mboweni was formerly Governor of the Reserve Bank and is known for implementing anti-worker and neo-liberal policies in the country